WileyX Launches Road & Trail RX and WX Blue Lens Technology

Wileyx Introduces Road & Trail Rx and WX Blue Lens Technology, Providing Wearers With Absolute Premium Protection at Work and On the Road Wiley X®, Inc. has introduced two new prescription lens advancements developed to provide the clearest possible vision and enhance eye comfort and health in everyday, real-life situations. The first … [Read more...]

Wiley X Announces Sponsorship With Racing Legend Tony Stewart

Iconic Driver/Owner Stewart Joins Impressive 2016 Roster of Racers Who Depend on Wiley X’s Absolute Premium Protection Vision protection innovator Wiley X®, Inc. is pleased to announce its new sponsorship agreement with auto racing legend Tony Stewart, who will be wearing and representing Wiley X eyewear throughout the 2016 NASCAR … [Read more...]

ClearVision Optical Receives Economic Development Council Award

Hauppauge, NY – February 2016 – Optical industry leader ClearVision Optical recently received a Regional Economic Development Council Award from the New York State Department of Labor to support the company’s training and process improvement efforts. Made on behalf of the Governor’s Regional Economic Development Councils (REDCs) and Consolidated … [Read more...]

Family Owned A&A Optical Celebrates 45 Years Of Business

Dallas, 2016: A&A Optical is proud to announce its forty-fifth year in business. In a competitive industry where companies have come and gone, A&A Optical has achieved four and half decades of delivering innovative products and exceptional customer service to optical dispensaries. A&A Optical will commemorate this milestone with a … [Read more...]

Aspire Eyewear Introduces Frame Naming Contest

February, 2016 – Aspire Eyewear introduces its new social contest, #AspireToBe, a frame naming contest designed to encourage engagement with the brand on social media. Held on the Aspire Facebook page, facebook.com/AspireEyewear, the #AspireToBe contest invites eyecare professionals and consumers to provide suggested names for one of the next … [Read more...]

Strategic Business Growth Appointments by Adlens

Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, has announced a series of strategic appointments and promotions to ensure capacity is aligned with business growth in 2016. The structural changes have been made to reflect the company’s growing needs following the launch of AdlensFocuss™, the first prescription eyewear to feature … [Read more...]

Hoya Acquires Nexus Vision Group

HOYA Vision Care announced the acquisition of Nexus Vision Group, LLC and its affiliated laboratory partners in five states. Nexus is headquartered in Grove City, OH. “This acquisition expands HOYA’s US footprint, establishes a greater local presence and allows us to better serve our customers,” said Barney Dougher, President of HOYA Vision Care, … [Read more...]

Clearvision Launches Online Shopping Cart

Hauppauge, NY – February 2016 – Taking its first step into the world of ecommerce, eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical introduces an online shopping cart to its website, cvoptical.com. In its efforts to remain current in today’s fast paced marketplace, ClearVision introduced the online shopping cart to provide customers with the … [Read more...]

Liberty Sport Renews Partnership With Special Olympics

Washington, DC - Liberty Sport, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sports protective eyewear, has committed to renewing a global partnership agreement with Special Olympics, providing key support to the Special Olympics- Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes® (Opening Eyes) global vision care program. Through this renewed commitment to … [Read more...]

ClearVision Voted Best Companies to Work for in New York

Hauppauge, NY – January 2016* – For the second consecutive year, optical industry leader ClearVision Optical has been named one of 2016’s *Best Companies to Work for in New York State. Created in 2007, these celebrated annual awards are part of a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment. It is designed to … [Read more...]

Modern Optical Appoints New VP Of Sales

Roselle, IL (January 2016) – Value eyewear leader Modern Optical International announces that McDonald Diquez has been named as Vice President of Sales for its Summit Optical Supply division. “I am thrilled to have McDonald on our team to enhance the brand recognition of this important sector,” said Ken Weissman, President of Modern Optical … [Read more...]

Wiley X Launches Bold New Website

New Online Experience Highlights Different Wiley X Lifestyles and Activities, Makes it Easier to Find the Right Protective Eyewear for Every Need Wiley X®, Inc. has unveiled a new website that combines a bold, new look with improved content and organization designed to provide the company’s legions of fans around the world with a … [Read more...]

Winners And Losers: Eyecare Vendors 2015

We have covered eyecare professionals, we have covered the consumer and we don't want to forget eyecare vendors who got caught in 2015. Once again, there are probably more, we just started tracking this in late 2015. Loser Vendors Portland, Ore. -- A Clackamas plant that makes lenses for eye glasses is accused of illegally dumping chemicals … [Read more...]

Brad Pitt Wearing Silhouette Minimal Art Eyeglasses

December, 2015, New York – Silhouette is pleased to announce that Brad Pitt wore a pair of iconic Titan Minimal Art glasses to the New York premiere of his new film, “The Big Short”. For the premiere in New York, the film star Brad Pitt wore “Titan Minimal Art The Must Collection” in gold with subtle colored lenses (7610 6051), while his … [Read more...]

Silhouette Opens Silhouette Gallery In New York

December, 2015, New York – Silhouette, the Austrian-based leader in lightweight and high quality, premium eyewear, is pleased to announce the opening of Silhouette Gallery, a dedicated showroom and meeting space bringing the experience of its spectacular Linz headquarters to the heart of New York City. Located on the 12th floor of a landmark … [Read more...]